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Caroline Wozniacki out of women’s tennis top ten ranking


September 10th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Sep 10 (IANS) Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark has dropped out of the list of top-ten women tennis players for the first time in three ... Read more...

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Knee injury sidelines Nadal for two months


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A knee injury will keep Rafael Nadal out of tennis for the next two months, including Spain's Davis Cup semifinal against the United States, ... Read more...

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Sharapova admits breaking up with boyfriend


September 1st, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) Four-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova has admitted that she has broken up with Slovenian basketball player Sasha Vujacic.At her post-match news conference following ... Read more...

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Roddick to retire after US Open


August 31st, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) American veteran Andy Roddick has said he will retire after the US Open."Walking off at Wimbledon, I felt like I knew," Roddick said Thursday, ... Read more...

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Zvonareva withdraws from US Open


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Vera Zvonareva has withdrawn from the US Open tennis tournament.A statement on the tournament website Tuesday did not say why Zvonareva, a former ... Read more...

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Kuznetsova to miss US Open for ‘recovery’


August 21st, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two-time Grand Slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova will miss the upcoming US Open to recover from injury.Kuznetsova, Estonia's world No.15 Kaia Kanepi and Italy's 18th-ranked ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna finish runners-up in Cincinnati


August 20th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Cincinnati, Aug 20 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna came up short against Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecau in the men's doubles final at the Western and Southern ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Federer content with silver medal


August 6th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Swiss tennis great Roger Federer has said he was satisfied with an Olympic silver medal, following his loss to Briton Andy Murray in the men's ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Murray takes gold for Britain at Wimbledon


August 5th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Andy Murray ended his unsuccessful history at Wimbledon by thrashing Switzerland's Roger Federer to win the men's singles Olympic tennis gold for Britain here ... Read more...

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Reports on Istanbul wedding false: Sharapova


August 5th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Reports Maria Sharapova is to wed Slovenian basketball star and fiance Sasha Vujacic in Istanbul this fall are "false rumors", the Russian tennis star ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Williams stunned at success after Wimbledon


August 4th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serena Williams is stunned at her career success after completing the Golden Slam of wins in all four major tournaments and the Olympics, she ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kobe Bryant watches Federer win


August 4th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) National Basketball Association (NBA) star Kobe Bryant was in the Centre Court crowd at Wimbledon in the Olympic Games to witness the longest three-set tennis ... Read more...

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Murray to join Federer in Olympic final


August 4th, 2012 - 7:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Andy Murray defeated second seed Novak Djokovic in straight sets Friday to reach the final of the Olympic tennis tournament.It sets up a ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Paes-Sania’s quarterfinal match stoppped


August 4th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) India's mixed doubles pair of Leander Paes and Sania Mirza were down 5-7, 2-3 against the top seeded Belarusian pair of Victoria Azarenka and Max Mirnyi ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Federer beats del Potro in epic semifinal


August 4th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Roger Federer reached the Olympics men's singles tennis final after beating Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina in an epic match here ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Tradition takes back seat at All England Club


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) The "home of tennis" is known for its tradition and strict adherence to rules, but during the Olympic Games the venue is looking noticeably different.Gone are ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Paes-Saina in quarters, to face Azarenka-Mirnyi (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Putting aside their off-the-court differences, India's Leander Paes and Sania Mirza played an excellent game to book a quarterfinal berth in the Olympics tennis mixed doubles ... Read more...

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Clijsters upsets Ivanovic at Olympics


August 1st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belgium's Kim Clijsters knocked out 11th seed Ana Ivanovic of Serbia in straight sets in the third round of the Olympic tennis tournament Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Federer reaches Olympics quarterfinals


August 1st, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Roger Federer beat Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin to reach the quarterfinals of the men's singles tennis competitions of the London Olympics here Wednesday.Federer ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Serena Williams beats Zvonareva


August 1st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Serena Williams thrashed Russian No.2 Vera Zvonareva in the third round of the Olympic tennis tournament here Wednesday.With all other matches at Wimbledon rained ... Read more...

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Hingis at peace with Olympic decision


August 1st, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Aug 1 (IANS) On the eve of the start of the mixed doubles event at the London Olympics, tennis legend Martina Hingis has said she has no regrets ... Read more...

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Man tries to board train in Wimbledon with his sheep


August 1st, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wimbledon, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man was on Monday forced to take the highway on twos after he tried to get into a train with his sheep. The man wanted to ... Read more...

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Olympics: Sharapova sweats to oust Robson in round 2


August 1st, 2012 - 7:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova beat Britain's Laura Robson, ranked 98 in the world, in the second round of the Olympic tournament Tuesday, but the Russian No. ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap, Devendro shine on a dismal day (India Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A day after celebrating its first medal from the Games, India's campaign here stuttered Tuesday despite shuttler Parupalli Kashyap pulling off a remarkable upset while ... Read more...

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Venus, Baghdatis continue Olympic charge


July 31st, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venus Williams continued her confident performance in the Olympics tennis competitions with a second-round win over Aleksandra Wozniak here Tuesday.Unseeded Williams encountered little resistance ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna start Olympics campaign with win (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna started their Olympics campaign with a win against Max Mirnyi and Alexander Bury in the first round of men's ... Read more...

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Roddick to take on Djokovic at Olympics


July 30th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.2 Novak Djokovic of Serbia will meet former U.S. Open champion Andy Roddick in the second round of the Olympic tennis tournament after ... Read more...

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Olympics: India’s Somdev crashes out of tennis singles


July 30th, 2012 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) India's wildcard entrant Somdev Devvarman crashed out of Olympic tennis after he lost his first round match of the men's singles to Finland's Jarko Nieminen ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Sharapova saunters past Peer


July 30th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova thrashed Israel's Shahar Peer in the first round of the Olympic tennis tournament at the Wimbledon grass court here Sunday.The 25-year-old Russian, ... Read more...

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Olympics: India tennis doubles matches postponed


July 29th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) The Indian men's doubles pairs will have to wait before taking the tennis court at the Wimbledon as their first round match of the London ... Read more...

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Murray reaches second round at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's No.1 Andy Murray secured a straight-sets win over Stanislav Wawrinka of Switzerland in the first round of Olympics tennis tournament here Sunday.Murray won ... Read more...

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Goerges stuns Radwanska under Wimbledon roof at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's Julia Goerges Sunday upset World No. 2 Agnieszka Radwanska in first Olympics tennis match to be played indoors.Rain over Wimbledon caused the roof to ... Read more...

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Olympics: Federer eyes medals in both singles and doubles


July 29th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Switzerland's Roger Federer has his eyes on medals from both singles and doubles after his stuttering victory in the men's singles first round against Alejandro ... Read more...

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Sania-Rushmi crash out of Olympic tennis


July 29th, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian women's doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Rushmi Chakarvarthi were knocked out of the tennis competition of the 2012 London Olympics by Chia-Jung Chuang and ... Read more...

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Federer survives scare at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Roger Federer was forced to dig deep to avoid a first-round Olympic tennis tournament exit Saturday after stiff resistance from Colombia's Alejandro ... Read more...

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